Pre-College Summer Program
Experiential program focused on entrepreneurship, venture capital, and private equity for high school students
The Pre-College Summer Program is an experiential program focused on entrepreneurship, venture capital, and private equity for high school students grades 9-12.
Participants: The program is designed for high school students interested in launching their own innovative companies that are going after massive market opportunities, as well as students interested in careers in venture capital and private equity.
No background knowledge is needed to participate in this course.
Instructors: Taught by VU's faculty and investment team, including Founders, Angel Investors, and Top Venture Capital Investors.
Take Aways: Start-up pitch deck creation, venture thesis development, financial modeling, career development plan/journaling, presentation and meeting skills, and much more
Program Fee: $4,500 (Limited partial scholarships are available)
• Time: 4 weeks
• Dates: July 5th - July 30th, 2021
• Days/Hours: Mon-Thu (11am-5pm EST), Fri (11am-3pm EST)
• Virtual, Live Experience
Interactive course with lectures, group discussions, fireside chats, exercises, career and skill development, startup pitches, investment evaluations, and investment recommendations. You can downlaod a more comprehensive tentitive schedule below.
• Weeks 1-2: Masterclass on Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, & Private Equity
• Week 3: Startup Pitches
• Week 4: Deal Due Diligence & Investment Recommendation
Includes access to 150+ fireside chats with founders, investors, corporate leaders
What We Look For In Applicants
Application & Admissions Process
Review The Full Tentative Pre-College Summer Program Schedule
We encourage motivated high school students to apply who have diverse backgrounds, with broad academic interests, and a wide range of future professional goals.